Vacancy for Research Engineer - Analytical Chemistry Platform Manager

Job Overview: We are seeking a skilled and motivated Research Engineer to manage our analytical chemistry research platform. Our state-of-the-art analytical platform is equipped with cutting-edge instruments, including GC, GCMS, ICPMS, LCMS, HPLC, NMR, PXRD and other, to support our innovative research projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in operating, main-taining, and repairing analytical instruments. He/She will also be responsible for organizing and scheduling analyses, conducting experiments, and providing training sessions to other researchers and Master/PhD Students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Instrument Management: Oversee the daily operations, maintenance, and repair of analyti-cal instruments.
  • Experimentation: Design, execute, and optimize experiments using the available analytical equipment.
  • Scheduling & Coordination: Organize and schedule analyses for internal and external re-searchers and Master/PhD Students, ensuring efficient use of laboratory resources.
  • Training & Support: Conduct training sessions for researchers and Master/PhD Students on the proper use and maintenance of analytical instruments.
  • Inventory Management: Maintain an up-to-date inventory of chemicals, reagents, and la-boratory supplies; identify and order necessary items in a timely manner.
  • Data Management: Ensure accurate recording and reporting of analytical data; assist re-searchers and Master/PhD Students with data interpretation and troubleshooting.
  • Compliance & Safety: Ensure all laboratory activities comply with safety regulations and institutional policies.
  • Continuous Improvement: Keep abreast of technological advancements in analytical chemistry; implement improvements to enhance laboratory efficiency and capability.


  • Education: Master's degree in Chemistry, or a related field.
  • Experience: Demonstrated experience with GC, GCMS, ICPMS, LCMS, HPLC, and PXRD instruments. Experience in managing and repairing laboratory equipment is a plus.
  • Skills:
  • Proficiency in English (both written and verbal).
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Effective communication skills for training and support purposes.

We Offer:

  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth.
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment.
  • The chance to make a significant impact on the educational experience of students and faculty.

Interested candidates are requested to submit in PDF format:

  • (1) A letter of interest and motivation specifying suitability for the position (in English and Azerbaijani)
  • (2) An up-to-date CV (in English) Send materials via e-mail to: specifying the job title in the subject line.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.